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School district preparing for more cuts

With nothing set in stone, Loomis Union School District officials are trying to anticipate and plan for further state cuts to education. The recent defeat of the ballot measures a ...

Can charter schools save jobs, increase enrollment, create thinkers?

Charter schools can save teacher jobs, increase enrollment and create thinkers, according to the Loomis Union School District. But some teachers said the two, new charter schools p ...

New charter schools proposed

The Loomis Union School District board of trustees has received petitions that would create two new International Baccalaureate charter schools. The district has proposed a charte ...

School district pink-slips 19 teachers

The Loomis Union School District is hopeful that they will be able to retain 19 pink-slipped teachers. “The state legislature really let our kids down,” lamented Mike Edwards, ...

Holiday home tour to benefit Loomis Union School District students

Behind four-inch-thick, handcrafted wooden doors lies a secret courtyard that soon won’t be a secret any more. On Saturday, Dec. 6, the doors of this Monte Sereno home will swing ...

Del Oro and grammar schools celebrate graduates

Del Oro High School’s graduation, coupled with eighth-grade graduation from area elementary schools, was cause for major celebration last week. Del Oro’s Class of 2008 was sent ...

Turning back time

History can often be a dull, dry subject with lots of memorization of facts and dates. But building a living history center and making history come alive is what Bruce Waymire is p ...

Charter schools offer an alternate education

Loomis Union School District will open a charter school this fall, implementing the International Baccalaureate program, best known for its high school diploma program geared to pr ...

STAR-ting spring

Students in the Loomis area are poised to begin the annual spring rite-of-passage, STAR testing. The state-required tests determine if schools and their students are making the gra ...
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